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in connecticut. in other cities, numerous vigils and memorials to the victims as people come to terms with the tragedy. tonight at 7:00 there will be a service of o the peninsula. it will take at first presbyterian church in burlingame. >> two key senators are calling for more restrictions on assault rifles. joe lieberman wants a commission to review national gun laws and national health system. he wants to close loopholes that allows gun buyers to avoid background checks. california senator dianne feinstein wants a vote on a assault weapons ban on the first day the congress is in session. >> it will ban the sale, transportation and possession but prospectively and it will ban the same for big clip drums or strips of more than ten bullets. >> gun rights groups remained silence since the shooting spree. rifle national association removed a tweet that celebrated 1.7 million likes on facebook. you can express your sympathy for the sandy hook school tragedy by posting this badge to the facebook wall. you can use it as show support for everyone in newtown, connecticut. we'll continue to co
calling for all somali refugees to leave these cities and go back to refugee camps, like the ones in northern kenya. they see somalis as security risks. >> the latest from nairobi. thank you. syrian forces have bombed a mosque in damascus. one report said that 25 people have died. it comes as the french foreign minister said he believes the end is near for president of saab. >> this [indiscernible] at least one rocket hit this mosque. >> it hit the heart of the camp and the area close to it. the result was a large number of dead and injured. many civilians are trying to run away now. >> more than 500 refugees in syria, including members of the palestinian front for the olivier -- liberation of palestine. a group traditionally aligned with others. bear leader is said to have fled after clashes with government forces. the first time they have been hit since the syrian government began in march of 2011. and they have been fighting for weeks to drive rebels out. activists say that this was the six such attack. video of posted on the internet show the damage caused by continuous artill
to the metro nort line in new york city. this is all coming three days after the sandy hook shooting in newtown, connecticut. we'll continue to stay son top of this story -- stay on top of this story for you. >>> a neighboring town, monroe, seven miles away, offered up an unused school to the more than 400 sandy hook students. officials say the school will be head are -- school will be ready by wednesday but it's not clear when classes will resume for sandy hook students. they are not back at school today. as for the sandy hook school building, one police official says he doubts students will ever attend that school again. >>> 7:18. there are some signs of progress in the fiscal cliff debate. house speaker john boehner now willing to accept a tax hike on those people who make more than a million dollars a year. that's less than what president obama wants. he wants to raise the taxes on those who make $250,000 a year. boehner is angering some of those in his party who are against this. others say we need to support him. >> he's our speaker and leader. we're never gonna get the perfect deal. i'm
and eastern europe -- berlin, prague, vienna, budapest, belgrade, bucharest. all of these famous cities and the population around them lying in rubble -- lie under the soviet sphere. >> why did you want to talk about this? >> i was inspired in my first book, and while this is in no way a sequel it represents thoughts i had. one thing i got interested in is the question why no people went along with it. what is the mentality? what are institutional pressures? why do camp guard do what they are told to do? i decided to write about this period right after world war ii, because it was a time the soviet union had reached a height, there was an apotheosis of stalinism. it was reinforced by the experience of the war. by 1945, it was a fully developed system with an economic theory and a clear ideology, and it was at this moment the red army marched into central europe and began imposing that system on the central european states, so you can see how from scratch -- what did the soviets think their system was? what did they think was important, and how did they try to carry it out? >> where did
, as every city has. you certainly will not have any of those bankers wearing bowler hats and numberless. more to the point, london out is tremendously diverse. paris is becoming in admitting that it is more a diversity, and there's a little line for me quite hidden away the says i'm very much a parisian or i'm interested in parisian women, but not quite sure that i ever met a parisian woman. what do you mean by that? >> what i mean is that my education, i have been looking at old movies that i love. we speak about the reputation of the parisian, which was supposed to dress very well. i think that, you know, in france, the eccentricity -- for me, eccentricity is very chic and it is what i love. it is so much about the good taste, which paralyzed. it is still a city where everybody meets profession, sure, but it is sad that you did not seek only may be in the young people, but you do not see when people are in the rain, let's say, in society, like having the joy to address. like you have to be like the color of the street of paris. you ought not to be remarkable. it is very demanding of t
of the young people who have these guns in the city. we've been covering. >> we have. >>> we may never know the why behind this tragedy, but we do know that the shooter's mental health was an issue. many who knew him knew something wasn't quite right but never imagined something this tragic would happen. dr. kathy katz is at the georgetown university medical center and joins us to talk a bit more about mental health. it's a conversation that we don't typically have unless there is some sort of unfortunate tragedy like the one that has befallen the newtown community. i guess people are wondering how do you intervene if someone you love or son you know or someone you suspect has mental illness? >> i think fortunately in the washington area, we do have a variety of resources for getting help. certainly in the schools with young people, school age children and adolescence, conversations with teachers, with school psychologists can be helpful and getting referrals from them. with young adults, certainly you would contact your physician or call one of the major medical centers where we have depar
. they belong on the battlefield of war, not the streets of our cities. i believe the majority of gun owners would agree we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons. >> three weeks later, six people were killed and four others injured at a sikh temple in wisconsin. the president expresses outrage and makes vague reference to the need for change. we learned over the weekend the department of justice did create a set of recommendationes it beef up background checks after the giffords shooting but those recommendations went largely ignored. this time, it is not just the president saying, when the victims are innocent children, it's time to move from conversation it action. tyler? >> hampton pearson, thank you. >>> to the markets now. apple dipping below $500 a share for the first time since february. in premarket trading, this after citi downgraded stock. the company did sell better than expected 2 million iphone 5s in china over the weekend. the best smart phone launch ever in that country. what will the future bring with apple? i'm here with spe
goes to monticello to fit in the city even now, travels to lobby for the job, he was a burr loyalist. jefferson, not so much a loyalist as we know. i should quickly add one of these i say to my hamiltonian friends is at least my guy didn't get shot in jersey. [laughter] among the founders to have sent e-mails is alexander hamilton what thomas jefferson and one to get on the record and then move on if he's sitting there pleading his case and jefferson is looking sort of blow seng in that vaguely charming we had. he's not like fdr that you can leave. anyone that left his company thought he agreed with them. it's to get for the moment and not such a great way to get through the day as it turns out to he is my contact with davis and goes, grabs the fly it begins pulling apart. davis begins to realize that man of for quite as well as he hoped. a second story. there you have the man that can snap a fly, pulled apart and ferociously focused when he needs to be to read often making you thinking he is not focused. he traveled through. it was a couple of days' ride from monticello to washingto
they won a key battle taking an infant ree base in aleppo, the country's largest city. more than 40,000 syrians have been killed since an uprise-- uprising against president bashar assad began 21 months ago. and in egypt voters in the first round of ballotting have approved a new draft constitution. there is another round of voting next weekend. and allen pizzey is in cairo. >> protestors are still camped out in tahrir square but the chanting is on hold. early resultses from the first round of the constitutional referendum show a farrow lead for the ruling party. the turnout was solid and the atmosphere serious. though opposition reporters say some they were obstructed. polling booths had to stay open 4 years after closing time. the issues are complex and to understand them all egyptians would have to wade through a 63 page document. but once they are in the polling booth, voters are presented with a simple choice, agree or disagree. criticism that the new islamist oriented constitution tramples on women's rights didn't bother voter umm mohammed. >> every egyptian who is loyal to eg
the 4505 civil affairs battalion coming thome salt lake city, utah -- home to salt lake city. >> they're the ones that have to deal with some really hard times. >> he's over and back. everything is good. no matter what happened, everything is good. >> gretchen: the soldiers had been in afghanistan for nearly a year helping with reconstruction of the country and communication with the civilians there. those are your headlines. >> steve: nice story. straight ahead, he knows the pain in newtown all too well. the principal who led students and staff through the columbine tragedy joins us live next from denver. >> gretchen: remember when the government put aside billions of dollars to help victims of hurricane sandy? wait until you hear where some of that money is really going now ♪ the weather outside is frightful ♪ ♪ but the fire is so delightful ♪ nothing melts away the cold like a hot, delicious bowl of chicken noodle soup from campbell's. ♪ let it snow, let it snow it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny me
with mutual friend of ours who is a retired new york city police officer. so, you know, he taught her how to shoot, she was very responsible with the gun. she was very responsible person in general. especially in terms of safety. >> and she took the boys to the shooting range. that's been talked about. she did take them to the shooting range. >> from what i understand, yes. >> and what did you want to say about that? >> again, i guess i want to just mimic russ as far as her safety. nancy wouldn't even answer a phone or a text or even look at her text in the car. if i got in her car, it was oops, seat belt, at the first ding. or before the ding happened. so she was just very careful and cautious and responsible. and in regard to, you know, leaving anything out, as far as a gun, just -- i can't believe that she would do that. >> sebastian, what do you think? tell us about your memory. >> my memories of her, she was a very dignified woman. she had a lot of class. very proper. had a great moral compass. we just saw her, what, three weeks ago, my place, and i left and didn't say bye and she se
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